How To

Putting you in control of your own development – Self-Directed Learning.

Self-Directed Learning is a process by which individuals take the initiative to pursue a learning experience and take responsibility for this. An individual will select, manage and assess their own learning activities which can be pursued at any time, in any place, through the appropriate means.

Definition, according to Knowles:

“In its broadest meaning, ‘Self-Directed Learning’ describes a process by which individuals take the initiative, with our without the assistance of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identifying human and material resources for learning, choosing and implementing appropriate learning strategies, and evaluating learning outcomes.”

Navigate these pages to find many sources of support to aid your own Self-Directed Learning and development.